American soprano Amy Little bestows a voice of purity and resonance to a wide repertoire of operatic and orchestral literature, contemporary art music, pop music, musical theater, and cabaret. From Puccini’s Mimi and Brahms’ Requiem to Marvin Hamlisch’s Broadway classics and recordings for the Psychedelic Ensemble, she masterfully traverses a diverse musical terrain.
Recent solo engagements include ringing in 2020 with Alabama Symphony Orchestra as soloist for their festive, Viennese, New Year’s Eve concert, the enchanting role of Sam in Rob Kapilow's setting of Green Eggs and Ham with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Handel’s Messiah and Bach’s Magnificat with the Alabama Symphony Orchestra, a performance with the Atlanta Symphony Youth Orchestra, Mendelssohn’s Elijah with the Huxford Symphony Orchestra at the University of Alabama, and Brahms’ Ein Deutsches Requiem with the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra.
Amy has performed numerous roles with the Atlanta Opera including Kitty Hart in Dead Man Walking, the First Lady in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte, the Priestess in Verdi’s Aida, Inez in Verdi’s Il Trovatore, and Lula in Carlisle Floyd’s Cold Sassy Tree. Touring with the Atlanta Opera Studio, Amy performed the role of Mimi in Puccini’s La Boheme and Love Simpson in Cold Sassy Tree. Other performances include Countess in the Peach State Opera’s production of Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro, soprano soloist for the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Pops Concert Series, Helena Symphony’s performance of Mozart's Requiem, and the Atlanta Baroque Orchestra’s performance of Vivaldi’s Gloria. Previously, Amy has been soprano soloist for performances of Handel’s Messiah, Beethoven’s 9th Symphony, and Mass in C, Dubois’s The Seven Last Words of Christ, Mendelssohn’s Elijah, and Saint-Säens' Christmas Oratorio. She has also appeared with the University of Alabama’s Contemporary Music Ensemble, performing Alban Berg's Sieben fruhe Liede and in the premiere performance Jacob Miller Smith’s What Once Was, for soprano and ensemble.
In the recording studio, Amy's outstanding reputation for vocal production is rapidly receiving notice. Her partnerships with Hewlett Studios and BSE (Big Snow Entertainment) labels, exemplify her skills in coaching and producing specifically for vocal solo and background tracks. Her ears are impeccable and honed for style and accuracy. Her artistry spans to rock and pop as demonstrated in her recordings and performances for Psychedelic Ensemble and The Legend of Zelda symphony concerts. Recent ventures for Amy include demo and background vocals for hip-hop and rap.
Amy recently integrated her extensive performance and production experience under the auspices of United Music Studios based in North Atlanta. It is a full-service performing arts facility with four, fully equipped studios for voice, keyboard, and instrumental study where she continues her teaching career of nearly twenty years. Her comprehensive knowledge in the genres of classical, jazz, pop, R&B, musical theatre, cabaret, art song, gospel, choral, and opera informs her instruction and coaching for style, musicality, and character. Her proven track record is demonstrated in her students' success stories as well as her own.